Parents of young drivers are often incredibly nervous that first night that their teen takes the car out alone. The parents know that the teen passed driver’s training and took the proper certification tests. They know that the teen was properly educated. They drove along with the teen on the learner’s permit, so they know … Continue reading Teens are at highest risk right after getting a driver’s license
Car accidents are often impossible for drivers to predict. They happen so quickly for reasons that are entirely out of the drivers’ hands. However, technology has been getting better and better at predicting crashes in the seconds before they occur, and it’s working to keep people safe. One crash that was caught on video illustrates … Continue reading New technology can predict accidents, and the proof is on video
The roads of Chicago can be unbearable to drive at times. There’s just so much traffic that you have nowhere to go and it seems like it’s only getting worse. Because of the traffic, you need to know how to anticipate issues with other drivers and road hazards. This is part of defensive driving, which … Continue reading What is defensive driving and how do I do it?
Severe weather and flooding led to a crash that injured three people on the morning of July 20 in the Chicago area. Heavy downpours, severe thunderstorms, and wet roads led to multiple accidents. The severe weather made it difficult for drivers to see and for them to stop. The three people injured in a crash … Continue reading Weather leads to crash that injures three
The streets of Chicago can be a dangerous place, for various reasons. One of those reasons is one that will be around for as long as people continue to make bad decisions. That reason is drunk driving. Drunk driving takes the lives of thousands of people across the country each year and Chicago is not … Continue reading Spotting a drunk driver on the streets of Chicago
The 100 days of summer that start on Memorial Day and end on Labor Day are called the “Deadliest Days” among experts on teen driving. The time period has earned its moniker — teenager-involved crashes raise 15 percent higher than they are at any other time of the year. There are probably several reasons for … Continue reading 100 days of danger: Tell teens it’s time to beware
A car accident in Lake County earlier this week sent five people to the hospital. One transported was in critical condition. The accident involved just one vehicle, a 2013 Kia Rio. The Rio went off the road and struck a tree, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Five people were in the car. The … Continue reading Lake County car accident sends 5 to hospital
What is one of the most important elements of a Chicago motor vehicle accident? If you said evidence, then you are correct. Without evidence, you may fall short in your efforts to make a successful claim. Documenting a motor vehicle accident is an excellent way to gather this evidence. If you are seriously injured and … Continue reading What is an effective way to document a motor vehicle accident?
Unfortunately, it has become far too common to see news reports in which a Chicago resident has died because of a drunk driver. It has happened once again, this time killing a 55-year-old woman and injuring three other women riding in the car. According to reports, the motor vehicle accident occurred at about 11:30 p.m. … Continue reading Drunk driving takes another Chicago resident’s life
Semitruck crashes can lead to life-altering or even fatal injuries. In the time following a semitruck crash, you will likely need medical care. You may not be able to work. This can lead to you being unable to pay your bills and might send you in a downward financial spiral. Semitruck crashes can have many … Continue reading 5 points to know about semitruck crashes